Olkem 40 CT Tablet

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Olkem 40 CT Tablet Information

Olkem 40 CT Tablet is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. The alternative uses of Olkem 40 CT Tablet have also been explained below.

The optimal dosage of Olkem 40 CT Tablet is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

Olkem 40 CT Tablet also has some side effects, the most common being Headache, Nausea or vomiting, Diarrhoea. Such side effects of Olkem 40 CT Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

Olkem 40 CT Tablet's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. In addition, Olkem 40 CT Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Olkem 40 CT Tablet related warnings section.

Olkem 40 CT Tablet can cause adverse effects in certain medical conditions. It is strongly recommended to avoid Olkem 40 CT Tablet in conditions like Kidney Disease, Liver Disease.

Besides this, Olkem 40 CT Tablet may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Olkem 40 CT Tablet is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



Olkem 40 CT Tablet Benefits & Uses

Olkem 40 CT Tablet is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Olkem 40 CT Tablet Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: High Blood Pressure
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult
  • Disease: High Blood Pressure
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: High Blood Pressure
  • Before or After Meal: After Meal
  • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
  • Dosage Form: Tablet
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Olkem 40 CT Tablet Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Olkem 40 CT Tablet safe for pregnant women?


    Olkem CT shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Olkem 40 CT Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


    Olkem CT should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Olkem 40 CT Tablet on the Kidneys?


    Kidney can be affected by Olkem CT. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Olkem 40 CT Tablet on the Liver?


    There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Olkem CT. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Olkem 40 CT Tablet on the Heart?


    You may experience side effects on your heart after taking Olkem CT. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, and do as he/she suggests.

    Moderate


Olkem 40 CT Tablet Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Olkem 40 CT Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Olkem 40 CT Tablet

  • Is this Olkem 40 CT Tablet habit forming or addictive?


    No, you will not get addicted to Olkem 40 CT Tablet.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Olkem 40 CT Tablet as you may feel sleepy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Olkem 40 CT Tablet should be used only after doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Olkem 40 CT Tablet in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Olkem 40 CT Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Olkem 40 CT Tablet


    Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Olkem 40 CT Tablet, due to a lack of research on this.

    Unknown
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Olkem 40 CT Tablet


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Olkem 40 CT Tablet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Olkem 40 CT Tablet

Question about 5 years ago

How long can I safely take Olkem CT?

Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

Take Olkem CT as advised by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

Question over 5 years ago

Can I discontinue Olkem CT on my own without doctors advice?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

No, Olkem CT should not be discontinued without doctors advice. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

Question almost 5 years ago

Does Olkem CT cause hair loss?

Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

Yes, Olkem CT may cause hair loss. If you are experiencing severe hair loss after taking this drug, you are advised to consult it with your doctor.

Question over 4 years ago

Can I take Olkem CT with amoxicillin?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Yes, you can use Olkem CT in combination with amoxicillin. There is no such drug-drug interaction was found, but you should always take this medicine after consulting your doctor.

Question almost 5 years ago

Is Olkem CT safe to use?

Dr. Saurabh Shakya MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Olkem CT is safe to use, if taken in prescribed amount and duration as advised by the doctor. However, certain side effects have been associated with this drug such as diarrhea, headache, and dizziness. If you experience any discomfort after taking this do inform your doctor.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Thalitone ® (chlorthalidone)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 583-584

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 446-448

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil)

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 507

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 169-173

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